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Non-wood forest products

Jo Van Brusselen

Non-wood forest products (NWFPs) - also often called non-timber forest products (NTFPs) - are products of biological origin other than wood that are derived from forests or non-forest trees. They include plants or parts of plants used for medicinal purposes, fibre, food, decorative purposes, and flavour and fragrances. Many sources also consider wild and managed game, forest tourism and forest grazing as NWFPs.

The important NWFPs in Europe are: foliage, berries, mushrooms, herbs, seeds, bark, resins, dyes and craft materials.


12 records found in EUROFOREST Portal

  1. Arktiset Aromit
    • Arctic Flavours
  2. Associação Portuguesa de Cortiça (APCOR)
    • Portuguese Cork Association
  3. COST Action E42. Growing valuable broadleaved tree species
  4. COST Action FP1203. European non-wood forest products (NWFPs) network
  5. EFIMED database
  6. European Cork Federation (C.E.Liège)
  7. Markets for non-wood forest products
  8. Non-timber forest products in Scotland
  9. Non-Wood Forest Products [FAO]
    • Produits forestiers non ligneux; Productos forestales no madereros
  10. NWFP Digest
  11. State of Europe's Forests 2003: the MCPFE report on sustainable forest management in Europe
  12. Useful chemicals from the main commercial tree species in the UK